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Bodybuilding Legends Show

Mar 10, 2022

David Hawk, winner of the 1985 NPC USA and IFBB World Games, is the guest on this episode of the Bodybuilding Legends Podcast. In Part One of his interview, David talks about how he got started in bodybuilding while playing football in high school, competing in the teenage bodybuilding competitions and winning the Teenage Mr. America in 1982. At the end of the interview, host John Hansen reads the article "Dave Hawk Soars" by Jim Manion for the January, 1986 issue of Muscle & Fitness magazine.

Time Stamps:

1:45 - 2022 Arnold Classic recap

4:50 - Breakfast with Lee Haney

6:35 - Happy Birthday to John

7:52 - Emails from last week's show

10:05 - Start of David Hawk, Part One interview

11:45 - Dave talks about his recent injuries

21:20 - When Dave started weight training

24:20 - Dave's introduction to Bodybuilding

25:17 - Dave's first teenage contest

29:50 - Dave's Dad's advice about competing in bodybuilding

31:50 - The popularity of bodybuilding with teens in the 1980's

35:30 - Vince McMahon's plan for Bodybuilding

37:30 - Masters Bodybuilding competition

39:00 - Competing in the Teenage Mr. America in 1981

42:25 - Getting married young

43:40 - Bulking up in the 1980's

45:30 - Bob Gruskin

46:50 - Winning the 1982 Teenage Mr. America

48:30 - Using steroids for competition

50:26 - Learning how to pose for contests

58:30 - Dave's trick for getting his legs ripped onstage

1:02:23 - Host John Hansen reads the article "Dave Hawk Soars" by Jim Manion from the January, 1986 issue of Muscle&Fitness Magazine.


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